Startups The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Startups en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:30:00 GMT Thinking of Joining an Incubator? Check Off These 5 Things First. Business incubators present an amazing opportunity for startup companies, as long as you have the right expectations. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:30:00 GMT Peter Gasca Meet Some of the Hottest Startups Melding Fashion and Tech The inaugural class of the New York Fashion Tech Lab shows how big a business opportunity fashion can be. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:45:00 GMT Jason Saltzman A Reality Check for Anyone Eager to Work for a Startup Brutal hours, low pay, stock option souvenirs, smart people with good ideas routinely going broke. You can fall in love, again, with your day job. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:00:00 GMT Iman Jalali Marc Ecko's Keys to Startup -- And Life -- Success Laugh. Watch Will Ferrell movies. Kiss your kids. Intentionally sweat. Stay hydrated. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:03:00 GMT Jason Saltzman 10 Essential Startup Lessons That You May Not Have Learned in College To start a successful business, you'll have to quickly learn some techniques that aren't in any book. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:00:00 GMT John Rampton Passion, Persistence and Red Lipstick Three things that will transform any woman into an entrepreneur. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:30:00 GMT Michelle MacDonald Dress Well and Leave the 'Umms' at Home -- 5 Ways to Ace an Investor Pitch There’s one thing worse than watching an entrepreneur crumble under a fatal barrage of questions. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:30:00 GMT Eric Schiffer 10 Things All Entrepreneurs Must Do Before Quitting Their Day Job The steps you must take to turn a side hustle into a full-fledged business. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:00:00 GMT Nina Zipkin 7 Tips on Raising Money From a Guy Who Is Raising There is nothing "fun" about fundraising. I am going through it now... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:22:00 GMT Jason Saltzman What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Stephen King Lessons from the master of horror can apply to startups, too. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 18:00:00 GMT Janelle Blasdel Defiance Is the Key to Weathering Startup Negativty Hold fast when the naysayers unleash a barrage of discouragement. It makes it even better when you succeed. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 18:30:00 GMT Bobby Campbell 4 Hidden Elements of Leadership to Learn Before Starting Up Before setting out on your next business venture, do a personal inventory of yourself to see where you stand. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:00:00 GMT Jeff Boss Why Entrepreneurs Are Jumping on the Drinkable Meal Bandwagon Entrepreneurs' drive to be on the edge of innovation is leading to a new market for super-food slurries that aim to revolutionize eating as we know it. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:00:00 GMT Kate Taylor 3 Tools Your Startup Needs to Raise More Money These apps can aid the tedious and onerous task of getting venture capitalists to budge and fund your company's budget. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 21:30:00 GMT John Rampton Whatever You Do, Do NOT Screw Up an Intro Introductions are vital to good networking. Here are 7 ways to not screw it up. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:15:00 GMT Jason Saltzman What Helps Entrepreneurs Truck Forward After Massive Loss? There are lessons to learn from every failed startup. But here is one way to make picking up the pieces a bit easier. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:00:00 GMT Tanya Benedicto Klich Why Your Startup Will Fail: You. The most common preventable failure comes when CEOs are simply not willing to put their companies' needs ahead of their own. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:30:00 GMT Steve Tobak Ducking Rubber Bands and Double Takes as the First Female Hire at a Tech Startup A female executive in San Francisco does some truth telling. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Jenn Steele Age Really Is Just a Number When It Comes to Entrepreneurial Success Years of experience in business is a better indicator than age, young or old, when guessing who will complete the trek to success. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 19:30:00 GMT George Deeb The Hard Truth About How Much Your Invention is Really Worth Investors don't want to invest in a product, they want to invest in a business. Here are seven reality checks to apply. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 18:30:00 GMT Martin Zwilling